Potbelly continues to evaluate 'a range of strategic alternatives'
"The Board and the Strategic Review Committee remain engaged with our financial advisor, J.P. Morgan Securities, in evaluating a range of strategic alternatives. Potbelly remains committed to pursuing strategic options that would potentially significantly enhance shareholder value. Potbelly is a fantastic brand with tremendous potential. I am honored and excited to lead this company," said Alan Johnson. "I am enthusiastic about supporting the Board's evaluation of strategic options to maximize shareholder value and look forward to engaging with our shareholders, employees, franchisees, and customers as we chart the optimal future course for Potbelly. The great food, differentiated customer experience, and incredible people are a solid foundation for continued evolution of this brand and company. I look forward to working with our leadership team and employees."